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Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds

Author: Charles Mackay
Publisher: Petersfield, Hampshire : Harriman House Ltd., [2008], 2003.
Series: Harriman House Classics.
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"First published in 1841, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is often cited as the best book ever written about market psychology. This Harriman House edition includes Charles Mackay's account of the three infamous financial manias - John Law's Mississipi Scheme, the South Sea Bubble, and Tulipomania. Between the three of them, these historic episodes confirm that greed and fear have always  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1900
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Mackay
ISBN: 1897597320 9781897597323
OCLC Number: 298983861
Notes: Originally published: Memoirs of extraordinary popular delusions, 1841.
Description: xi, 114 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. The Mississippi Scheme 2. The South-Sea Bubble 3. The Tulipomania
Series Title: Harriman House Classics.
Other Titles: Memoirs of extraordinary popular delusions
Responsibility: Charles Mackay.

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Provides an account of the three infamous financial manias - John Law's Mississipi Scheme, the South Sea Bubble, and Tulipomania.  Read more...

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